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that is never enough, until it finally explodes. >> syria is now at a state of civil war, a u.n. official said this week. it is estimated that more than 4,000 people have been killed by pro-government forces since march. but who is supplying president assad and other oppressive regimes with the technology to hunt down the dissenters? an investigation has discovered that the british company based in oxfordshire has been implicated in the sale of state of the art technology to syria, and it is not the only british company which has a role in allowing despotic regimes access to cutting edge technologies to help them spy on their citizens. here is the report. >> the arab spring. egypt. libya. now, syria. popular uprisings fueled by new technology, coordinated using mobile phones, the internet, text messages, and tweets. these pictures captured last week from syria spread around the globe on the the world wide web. but now the very technologies that helped spark these revolutions are being used to brush them. >> technology can be every bit as lethal as the bullets from a munitions company. >> brigh
, "bbc world news." >> condemning syria posed a bird cracked on. the u.n. demands an end to gross and systematic violations against anti-government protesters. diplomats from iran's embassy in london and drive back in iran. stock markets enjoyed their best week for almost three years. welcome to bbc news, broadcast to our viewers around the globe. coming up later for the, russia's public servants' luxury lifestyle. report on the epidemic of corruption and greed. how modern technology proved this painting was by rembrandt. the top human rights body at the united nations accused syria of gross and systematic violations in the suppression of protesters. a resolution passed by the u.n. human rights council has been described as the toughest of there. it demands the immediate end to the violence, the release of political prisoners, and the suspension of the security forces suspected of abuses. from a symbol, we report. >> a standoff in northwestern syria. at the moment, there is no shooting. "we don't fear your soldiers or your militia." it was similar in other towns. they are calling
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.s. unemployment falls to its lowest level in two years. as the standoff continues in syria, and the death toll mounts, the international community ramps up pressure on the assad regime. >> now warming temperatures have meant less sea ice. >> and a legendary broadcaster issues a warning on climate change and the impact it's having before our very eyes. welcome to our vurings on pbs america and around the world. 8.6%. you will be hearing a lot of it from the white house. it's the number u.s. unemployment fell to last month. down a healthy chunk from october. it's a glimmer of good news for the u.s. economy. and it brings unemployment down to its lowest level in 2 1/2 years. no wonder president obama is smiling. >> merry christmas, everybody. >> and what a christmas gift the president has got. ♪ >> it's not exactly wonderland. but getting america's unemployment comfortably below 9% is a welcome boost. many of the 120,000 extra jobs created last month came in retail. shoppers dug into their purses and stores for extra workers to help. results, a little economic fairy dust. but mr. obama already
the videos syria's foreign minister passed off with a group of terrorist gangs in the country. turns out the footage isn't even in syria. we're keeping them honest. [ electronic beeping ] [ male announcer ] still getting dandruff? neutrogena® t/gel shampoo defeats dandruff after just one use. t/gel shampoo. it works. neutrogena®. >>> "crime and punishment" tonight, authorities in british columbia believe they may have the youngest serial killer in custody, sitting in jail for more than a year with no trial date in sight. for those who grew up with him he's the most unlikely suspect they can imagine. tom foreman has the story. >> reporter: this is a story that begins and ends near what locals call the highway of tears. with a pickup lurching out of a snowy logging road late at night as an officer of the royal canadian mounted police was passing. he pulled the driver over and suspected poaching, but when authorities followed the vehicle's tracks, they found something in the woods no one expected. least of all doug leslie, who was soon at the scene begging to be allowed down the road. wha
the story, from the arab spring to iran to syria, to the indoor ski slope. in a rare interview with the prime minister of the united arab emirates and dueller of dubai, sheikh mow ted al maktoun comes here for an interview monday. >>> good evening, everyone. we begin tonight keeping them honest with the school's decision to turn away a 13-year-old honor student for one single reason, he's hiv positive. this is not a case of a school denying the child admission and the child believing or thinking or assuming he's been denied because he's hiv positive. no, in this case the school admits in no uncertain terms that is why they're keeping the kid out. i'm going to talk to a school representative in a moment and you're going to hear from legal and medical experts who say that school's decision is ignorant, medically unsound and against the law. this is happening by the way the week of world aids day and it's happening 26 years after another teenager named ryan white was barred from going to class because he was hiv positive. back then ryan white showed you could be hiv positive and n
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riseings in egypt and yemen and syria, the question is will it result in democracy or be something else. modern islamist one recent elections in morocco. secular itselves will have to wait to see if the new government is -- the best political party in egypt is expected to gain control in that north africa country. little has changed since the revolution that ousted hosni mubarak. the economy has gotten worse and many are struggling just to pay their bills. egypt's de facto leader, ma' mohammed totali. >> it is the same ruler since 1952. these guys are clueless of how to run the country on a daily basis. >> the army leadership wants to rule the country, but not govern it. >> day-to-day matters, bread and butter issues, so far, secular parties are disorganized and weak. the better organized stronger muslim brotherhood and its freedom and justice party may win a plurality of votes. this woman doesn't want someone to tell her to take off her incob. her main goal is sharia law. there are about ten percent of the population and many fear attacks may increase if the brotherhood and allies cont
to impose more sanctions on iran because of the nuclear program. >> heather: in syria, dictatorship finding a new way to banning phones likely to keep the fighting out of view. the order coming from the confuse tomorrow's department of the syrian finance ministry. many of the pictures showing anti-government protests that have come from amateur footage posted on the internet. according to the u.n., 4,000 people have been killed in syria that is just since march. >> gregg: back here, new help in the search for the missing baby lisa irwin, john walsh bringing his expertise to the case. here is more. >> he helped bring more than 60 children in the past 24 years and now involved in the baby lisa case, helping that 4 million viewers will help solve the mystery and bring lisa back here. john walsh america's most wanted made his life's mission to protect children. >> in kansas city, missouri, the search continues to find missing 11-month-old lisa irwin. >> and premiere on lifetime the show featured baby lisa stories along with pictures. the attorney says the show's attention the family didn't solo
criticizing syria's crackdown on decent. four people were reported killed in violence today, including an 11-year-old syrian girl struck by a stray bullet across the border in lebanon. iranian diplomats left london a few hours ago. earlier they were busy packing after being ordered out by a british government. that was in retaliation for tuesday's mob attack on the british embassy in tehran. two female political leaders displayed sisterly solidarity today in burma. senior white house foreign affairs correspondent wendell goler is traveling with secretary of state hillary clinton. >> she greeted secretary of state clinton at the home that was her prison for most of the past 20 years. after an hour of talks, burma's most popular opposition leader remembered the thousands still imprison for their believes. >> two weeks ago they denied there were any political prisoners. on this day, mrs. clinton spoke of her host with phrase. >> we told the dream that you have so long represented to many of us around the world. >> the two women seemed general lin wi close and u.s. officials say she asked mrs. c
is the boss. >> as you may know, [unintelligible] the play a nato force of the coast of syria. population reduction. . . because he is the one person i know of in the u.s. government who was committed to such a war. his own military has gone to him and warned him do not attack syria or iran. would you take action through impeachment or the amendment or a person plinl unstable? >> the question is would i encourage to do that if i ap dotted your premise the answer would by hope i would have the courage to do so. i don't adopt your premise. i think your premise is dead wrong. i think president obama has no intent to go to war either with syria or iran. i will tell you, however, that i believe that iran is a very, very dangerous entity in today's world. it is head bid mr. ahmadinajed who has made it very clear that he wish it is destruction of israel, destruction of some of his neighbors in the middle east and destruction of america. and he is seeking nuclear weapons. the entire world is concerned about that not just president obama the united nations is concerned about that effort by mr. ahm
to syria, to the indoor ski slope. in a rare interview with the prime minister of the united arab emirates and dueller of dubai, sheikh mow ted al maktoun comes here for an interview monday.
biden leading with issues in turkey. looks like the situation in syria is one thing that everyone can agree on. >> we stand with turkey and a growing course of nations to call for president assad to help p ahid. >> 25 people reportedly killed in clashes between the earian army and troop troops who havee defected. the u.n. estimates some 4,000 people have died in the uprising. >>> the folks in california are working and a colossal cleanup after one of the worse windstorms in decades. gusts of nearly 75 miles an hour. one person dead. damage estimates in the millions and thousands are still without power. maria, as bad as this is, more to come? >> another round of strong winds as we head into tonight and also through sunday morning. that is what southern is expecting. also fusty winds across central portions. not really associated with a storm system. actually a large trough or dip in the jetstream that is set up out west and we to have several disturbances that ticked down. the one she did bring the strong wrong of snow across the area. across new york cities of the up irmidwest where
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% from the peak. so we're going there to get the story, from the arab spring to iran to syria, to the indoor ski slope. in a rare interview with the prime minister of the united arab emirates and ruler of dubai, sheikh ahmed bin saeed al maktoum comes here for an interview monday. ♪ >>> you ever wanted to be a rock star, i mean a proper rock star, then this show is for you. tonight i'm hanging out with the rudest, baddest, raunchiest band in the history of rock 'n' roll. motley crue. ♪ tommy lee, vince kneel, nikki sixx, mick mars. tonight their first ever sitdown here at the hollywood go-go club, place that put them on the map nearly three decades ago. nobody does sex, drugs and red sox n roll quite as enthusiasticically as motley crue and tonight they promilessed to teach me a thing or two. this could get messy. motley crue, one night only, this is "peers morgan tonight." ♪ kickstart my heart, ooh, are you ready girl ♪ >>> here i am the world famous whiskey and go-go club in hollywood where it all started to are my guests tonight, motley crue. they literally lived he
violence raged across syria today. activists said at least nine people died and dozens were wounded. the worst of it was around a town near the border with lebanon. explosions and heavy gunfire there lasted for more than six hours. at the same time, members of the syrian uprising reported that, in november alone, at least 950 people were killed, the deadliest month yet. large sections of the american west were picking up today from a violent wind storm on thursday. hundreds of buildings were damaged, and several cities declared emergencies. on utah highways, 18-wheeler trucks were tossed like toys. debris flew at upward of 100 miles an hour in some places across southwest. surfers took advantage to ride virtually-unheard-of windblown waves on northern california's lake tahoe. and everywhere, large trees snapped and splintered... >> we couldn't even get out. we had to crawl through trees. we thought it was going to come through the house. >> holman: high winds are a late fall fixture for parts of california and the baja peninsula, but thursday's big blow was once-in-a-decade. a stron
american was. none of my friends were pure americans. a lot of my friends were lebanese and from syria. i had yewish and irish american friends. all of our identities were mixed. my sense of being american was being in a mix of things. >> margaret could you also reflect in a prior conversation you talked about your father had a sense of where he came from and it was a little more difficult for your mom to articulate that? >> sure. mother's side is irish american my father come from a different heritage. he is a genealogy. he traced his family all the way back to the times when they moved from spain to a region of france. that's where his family came from as peasants in 1850. and for generations, his family members had been going back to this place to visit their distant cousins. they knew exactly where it was. i was thinking that was a year after my irish american family came here. why don't my irish american family know this information. i want to try to find out what it is. i didn't know at that time what i was undertaking. i heard it said with irish american it's not genealogy it's a
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